Oxford Business School Certifies Dr. Omolaraeni in AI As She Becomes IMC Fellow

Oxford Business School Certifies Dr. Omolaraeni in AI As She Becomes IMC Fellow

Dr. Omolaraeni Olaosebikan, Group Chief Executive Officer, of McEnies Global Communications, a notable practitioner in marketing communications and event planning has identified Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a transformative technology with the potential to revolutionize industries and drive economic growth not only in Nigeria but across the globe. She made this assertion on Thursday. On a…

How to Turn Your Company Into an AI-Centric One (and Why Long-Term Success Depends on It)

How to Turn Your Company Into an AI-Centric One (and Why Long-Term Success Depends on It)

After a few years of rather stable technology, generative artificial intelligence (AI) has swept the globe, to the point where McKinsey predicts that any company not using AI will go out of business within the next three years. Businesses that are AI-native, or that use AI at their heart, are already becoming more and more…

Environment impact of AI and analytics in the cloud
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Environment impact of AI and analytics in the cloud

Craig Stephens, Advisory Business Solutions Manager, SAS in South Africa Cloud computing’s role in today’s digital marketplace is undeniable. It allows for significant advancements through analytics, machine learning, and AI. However, concern over its carbon footprint is growing. The cloud’s greenhouse gas emissions (GGEs) now eclipse that of the global aviation industry. This highlights the…

How To Survive In The AI Era And Future-Proof Your Career
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How To Survive In The AI Era And Future-Proof Your Career

Artificial intelligence’s ascent is frequently seen as a threat to livelihoods and employment. News reports cry out that human labor will soon be replaced by machines and robots. However, is this concern warranted, or is it simply Luddism resurfacing in the present era? There is a serious risk. By 2030, AI has the potential to…

Chrome Introduces AI Features for a Better Browsing Experience

Chrome Introduces AI Features for a Better Browsing Experience

For the Google Chrome browser, Google has revealed new generative artificial intelligence (AI) features. The business started integrating these functionalities with the most recent Chrome update (M121), and they will be accessible on Chrome for Mac and Windows machines as well. The browser currently has two new AI functions, and a third is scheduled to…

UK unites with global partners to accelerate development using AI
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UK unites with global partners to accelerate development using AI

UK and partners to fund safe and responsible AI projects for development around the world, beginning in Africa, with £80 million collaboration announced at AI Safety Summit funding will support home-grown AI expertise and computing power in Africa and help the continent’s AI innovators boost growth and support the continent’s long-term development the UK AI for Development…

Rising cyberthreats loom over Africa’s digitalization push, experts  raise concerns

Rising cyberthreats loom over Africa’s digitalization push, experts raise concerns

With cybercrime increasingly posing a significant risk to enterprises globally, cybersecurity experts in South Africa are forecasting more challenging times ahead as threat actors exploit emerging innovations to launch sophisticated cyber attacks. Driven by heightened technological advancements such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), cybercriminals relentlessly utilize popular digital tools and platforms to…

Meta Announces SeamlessM4T AI Model to Translate Languages in Real-Time
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Meta Announces SeamlessM4T AI Model to Translate Languages in Real-Time

Tuesday saw the introduction by Facebook’s parent company Meta Platforms of an AI model that can translate and transcribe speech in numerous languages, serving as a possible cornerstone for products that enable real-time communication across language barriers. The business claimed in a blog post that their SeamlessM4T model could combine technology that was previously only…

Meta Introduces Open-Source AI Tool AudioCraft to Create Music and Audio

Meta Introduces Open-Source AI Tool AudioCraft to Create Music and Audio

On Wednesday, Meta Platforms unveiled AudioCraft, an open-source AI application that enables users to produce music and audio based on text suggestions. According to Meta, the AI tool works for music, sound, compression, and generation and is included with three models: AudioGen, EnCodec, and MusicGen. The company’s own and specially licensed music is used for…

African AI Foundation Partners With American Spaces to Equip 1,000 People With AI Skills
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African AI Foundation Partners With American Spaces to Equip 1,000 People With AI Skills

Since the introduction of AI systems such as ChatGPT, Mid Journey, Dall-e, and Bard, a lot of individuals have become concerned about how AI would affect their businesses and occupations. It’s interesting to note that any significant advancement in technology simultaneously provides new categories and opportunities while also seriously disrupting other industries and domains. Every…

Google is introducing new image search features to flag AI-generated images and reduce misinformation.
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Google is introducing new image search features to flag AI-generated images and reduce misinformation.

In order to stop the spread of false information, especially now that photorealistic fakes are so easy to make thanks to artificial intelligence capabilities, Google is introducing two new features to its picture search. The first new feature from the Alphabet business is called “About this image,” and it provides more information by indicating when…

How AI Can Enhance Cybersecurity and Protect Your Business from Cyber Threats

How AI Can Enhance Cybersecurity and Protect Your Business from Cyber Threats

Businesses rely largely on technology to carry out daily tasks in this digital age. However, there is a higher risk of cyber threats as a result of our growing reliance on technology. For businesses of all sizes, cybersecurity is a major worry since cyberattacks may lead to data breaches, financial losses, and even reputational damage. …

As the AI race heats up, Microsoft and Google outperform first-quarter market expectations.
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As the AI race heats up, Microsoft and Google outperform first-quarter market expectations.

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, reported a net profit of $15 billion in the first quarter of 2023, exceeding market estimates, indicating that the search engine powerhouse is finding its footing. The IT titan has been put under pressure as a result of a general downturn in advertising spending, over-hiring during a Covid-era boom,…

Intellia introduces an AI-driven platform for client vetting and project delivery in emerging markets.

Intellia introduces an AI-driven platform for client vetting and project delivery in emerging markets.

UAE-based Intelllia, a provider of analytical and strategic support for investment and finance institutions, and corporate business development teams, has launched an AI-powered vetting and project delivery platform for finance, strategy and public policy for its clients across emerging markets. teams. With its patented AI-driven analyst vetting, training, and quality control platform, Intellia provides on-demand,…

Elon Musk will develop ‘truth-seeking’ AI to compete with Google and Microsoft in the AI race.

Elon Musk will develop ‘truth-seeking’ AI to compete with Google and Microsoft in the AI race.

Elon Musk claimed in an interview that aired late Monday that he plans to compete with Microsoft and Google’s artificial intelligence projects with “truth-seeking AI” that rejects political correctness. The billionaire CEO of Tesla and Twitter expressed his worries about the threat posed by AI once more, stating that it has “the potential of civilizational…

The Future of Work: How Technology is Changing the Workplace and Job Market

The Future of Work: How Technology is Changing the Workplace and Job Market

As technology advances at a breakneck pace, it’s transforming nearly every aspect of our lives, including the way we work. The traditional 9-to-5 office job is no longer the only option, as remote work, gig work, and flexible schedules become increasingly popular.  In this article, we’ll explore the future of work and how technology is…

Google to Integrate AI-Generated Text Features Into Gmail for Android, Google Messages

Google to Integrate AI-Generated Text Features Into Gmail for Android, Google Messages

Google, a division of the digital behemoth Alphabet, has unveiled its newest AI technologies. These tools will serve as add-ons to currently available services, such as Workspace apps, and aid with tasks like summarizing Gmail message threads, creating slide presentations, and taking meeting notes. In its most recent version, Google Pictures, Google Messages, and Gmail…

Linkedin Introduces new GPT-powered Tools to Simplify Writing Suggestions, Job Descriptions

Linkedin Introduces new GPT-powered Tools to Simplify Writing Suggestions, Job Descriptions

When LinkedIn began distributing “AI-powered conversation starters” earlier this month to increase engagement on its platform, the move saw more than a little engagement of its own, none of it particularly favorable. Yet the reality is that LinkedIn has been heavily utilizing AI and other forms of automation throughout various elements of its platform for…

Meta is Working on AI-powered Chat on WhatsApp, Messenger

Meta is Working on AI-powered Chat on WhatsApp, Messenger

Nobody is immune to the generative AI wave, and everyone wants to be a part of it. Meta is the most recent company to begin testing AI-powered tools for its products. Mark Zuckerberg announced that the company is creating “a new top-level product group” to integrate generative AI into its billions of users’ services. Zuckerberg…

Meet ChatGPT, the Generative AI Bot From OpenAI

Meet ChatGPT, the Generative AI Bot From OpenAI

Is artificial intelligence taking over the world? The latest “groundbreaking” AI chat bot, trained to interact with advanced users, is certainly causing quite a stir in the technology world. The software, known as ChatGPT and developed by the company OpenAI, is designed to generate human-like responses to a wide range of inputs using algorithms. “ChatGPT…

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and defending the future of autonomy

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and defending the future of autonomy

Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) are changing the way we think about mobility – and transforming the digital network infrastructure that supports these vehicles. Soon, every car will be connected and able to talk to everything around it using Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) technology, including other cars and smart city infrastructure. But as with any connected computing…

5 tech trends that will have a long-term impact on businesses after 2022
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5 tech trends that will have a long-term impact on businesses after 2022

It is difficult to comprehend the impact of technology on businesses and society as a whole. This year’s annual Thoughtworks Looking Glass report attempts to put a wide range of technologies into context so that business leaders can see where technology is leading them. The report examines the impact of 100 current and emerging technologies…

How to Get the Most out of AI for Your Business

How to Get the Most out of AI for Your Business

What is artificial intelligence (AI)? Artificial intelligence is a rapidly developing technology that is already being used in a variety of applications. AI has proven to be much more than we thought it was in the past, from self-driving cars to language translation software. AI is a concept that is frequently created before it is…

Why does AI  require African input?

Why does AI require African input?

Once upon a time, artificial intelligence (AI) was the stuff of science fiction. However, it is becoming more common. It is employed in mobile phone technologies as well as automobiles. It powers agricultural and healthcare tools. However, questions have been raised concerning the responsibility of AI and associated technologies such as machine learning. Timnit Gebru,…

Using AI to reboot brand-client relationships

Using AI to reboot brand-client relationships

Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to reboot brand-client relationships Written by Michael Gorman Marketing automation has usually focused on driving sales, mainly using past purchase or late funnel behavior (e.g., paid search) as a predictor of an imminent purchase. While effective at boosting sales numbers, this widely implemented strategy can result in a disservice to brands and…